Five Takeaways From This Year’s Pitchfork Lineup – 2020

Festival season is coming?! I present this as a question because as I type this, it’s 10 degrees outside in Chicago and it’s also only February. Pitchfork Music Festival’s 2020 lineup came early this year, and at least to me, it felt like it came out of nowhere. In year’s past, the lineup has come out in early March.

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Artist Of The Month: Maude Latour

Happy February! Does anyone else feel like January was three years long?! I’m so excited to move past the first month of the new year and finally feel like things are picking up in terms of opportunities for Chicago Haze and the concert calendar really filling out in Chicago. With that being said, I’m amped to introduce February’s Artist Of The Month feature. Hope you enjoy!

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March Madness 2020: Every Show in Chicago Worth Checking Out Next Month

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: I am entirely convinced that March is the busiest month for live music in Chicago, every year. Every year for as long as I’ve been going to shows, there’s been a RIDICULOUS amount of talent making their way through during the third month of the year, to the point where it’s physically possible for me to get to every single show. It’s no basketball tournament, but it’s definitely madness.

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Show Review: Overcoats Make Their Mark—and New Fans—in Chicago

Towards the end of 2019, I featured one of my longtime favorite duos, Overcoats, on the blog for September’s Artist Of The Month. They were just starting to release new music ahead of their sophomore album, release date TBD, and touring with Two Door Cinema Club. 2020 brought the release of three new singles and another tour announcement with Cold War Kids.

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